Six aid workers are missing in South Sudan after clashes broke out Sunday evening between government and opposition soldiers near the northwestern town of Raga.
U.S. Army Sgt. La David Johnson, one of four American soldiers who were killed Oct. 4 in Niger when ambushed by Islamic extremists, was not captured or executed at close range, two senior U.S. defense officials confirmed to Fox News on Sunday.
Egypt reopened on Saturday an ancient library which holds thousands of centuries-old religious and historical manuscripts at the famed St. Catherine Monastery, a UNESCO World Heritage site, in South Sinai.
A Libyan official says coast guards have rescued at least 270 migrants off Libya’s eastern coast.
A Nigerian military official says four abducted Chinese nationals have been rescued after a gun battle with sea pirates.
Egypt is inaugurating an ancient library in the famed St. Catherine’s Monastery in South Sinai.
Good luck convincing some of Zimbabwe’s far-flung residents that they have a new president despite last month’s dramatic ouster of Robert Mugabe after 37 years in power.
Germany is pouring money into the creation of electronic surveillance systems along Tunisia’s eastern border, designed to prevent extremists and migrants from slipping across into the country from neighboring Libya, a government spokesman said Friday.
The Latest on Zimbabwe’s new president (all times local): 5:35 p.m. Zimbabwe’s ruling party has officially endorsed the decision to recall Robert Mugabe and replace him with Emmerson Mnangagwa as its leader.
Air traffic controllers at Senegal’s newly opened international airport are staging a 24-hour strike that has left hundreds of travelers stranded.
A court in the Netherlands has convicted a 63-year-old man of committing war crimes under a brutal Marxist regime in Ethiopia in the 1970s and sentenced him to life imprisonment.
Residents say more than 10 illegal miners have been killed in northeast Nigeria’s Mambilla region after clashing with police.
Judges at the International Criminal Court have ruled that a former warlord from the Democratic Republic of the Congo convicted of using child soldiers is liable for $10 million in reparations to victims in the African nation.
Zimbabwe’s ruling party is meeting to finalize Robert Mugabe’s fall from grace and make new leader Emmerson Mnangagwa its candidate for next year’s elections.
The U.N. Security Council is warning of “costs or consequences” for South Sudan’s government and opposition groups if they undermine upcoming efforts to achieve a cease-fire and implement a 2015 peace agreement.
A Nigerian governor says 36 state leaders have approved the transfer of $1 billion to the federal government to fight the deadly Boko Haram insurgency.
The European Union and African Union say at least 3,100 migrants who were stranded in Libya have been returned to their home countries in the past two weeks.
The Latest on Zimbabwe’s new president (all times local): 3:10 p.m. Zimbabwe’s new leader is calling for the “unconditional lifting” of sanctions that he says has crippled the once-prosperous country’s development.
Egyptian lawyers say a prominent activist and opposition figure has been sentenced to three years over his criticism of the government’s decision to transfer control over two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia.
Tanzania’s government is urging the United Nations to conduct an independent investigation into the killings of 15 Tanzanian peacekeepers last week in eastern Congo.